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KC Scholars Helps Build a College-Educated Workforce


When you consider that a person with a bachelor's degree can expect to make 66 percent more than a high school graduate during his or her lifetime, it makes sense to encourage and support as many adults as possible in their efforts to finish their degree.
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Writing the Book on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems


A key ingredient to entrepreneurial success is a supportive ecosystem. The role of an ecosystem builder is to recognize the struggle, hustle and courage entrepreneurs exhibit day after day. This video documents the challenges entrepreneurs face, as well as the movement to develop support systems across the country to break down the barriers which hold entrepreneurs back.
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Grants to Level the Playing Field


The Kauffman Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that have exceptional track records in supporting diverse entrepreneurs.
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Pipeline


A nationally-acclaimed Midwest entrepreneurial “immersion” program and powerful network for innovative, high-growth entrepreneurs.
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Venture for America


Entrepreneurship fellowship program seeks high-growth startups interested in hiring recent college graduates from around the country
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The ESHIP Summit


The ESHIP Summit is a convening of leaders from across the United States and beyond seeking to support entrepreneurs, build ecosystems and change our economy.
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The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship


The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings together mayors and entrepreneurs to discuss ways to promote startup activity in their cities.
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U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs


The Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs provides a timely, more frequent socio-economic portrait of the nation’s employer businesses by gender, ethnicity, race and veteran status.
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1 Million Cups


1MC is a weekly educational and networking program that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.
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Building a Community Response to the Child in Need


We have long known that circumstances outside of the classroom almost always impact academic performance. But what happens when those circumstances are extraordinarily complex and challenging?
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